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Germano Milono Collection, 1918-1978 (bulk 1954-1968)
2001-04  
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Description
The collection, which spans the years 1930-1978 (bulk 1954-1968), consists of records, drawings, photographs, and papers relating to the architectural career of Germano Milono. Working mostly in California and Nevada, Germano Milono and Associates took on educational, civic, commercial, medical, religious, planning and single-family residential projects. The firm collaborated with structural engineer, T.Y. Lin and landscape architect, Thomas D. Church.
Background
Germano Milono (1913-1978) was born in Vestigne, Italy, to Carlo and Delphina Milono, who ran a retail food market. Between 1934-1935, he taught architectural design for the museum extension of the WPA in Pennsylvania, and in 1937 he received his architecture degree from Carnegie Institute of Technology. Milono served in the United States Army 1942-1946 and acquired his California architecture license in 1947. In 1969 he was invested as a Fellow of the AIA. He was appointed membership to the State Board of Architectural Examiners by Governor Edmund Brown from 1964-1969 and he was a member of the Housing Authority of the City and County of San Francisco during 1966-1969.
Extent
8 boxes, 15 large boxes, 1 flat file drawer, 21 tubes, 1 small box, 6 flat boxes, 2 models
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.
Availability
Collection is open for research.